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  1. Politics and the Art of Commemoration

    Memorials to struggle in Latin America and Spain

    By Katherine Hite

    Series: Interventions

    Memorials are proliferating throughout the globe. States recognize the political value of memorials: memorials can convey national unity, a sense of overcoming violent legacies, a commitment to political stability or the strengthening of democracy. Memorials represent fitful negotiations between...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Re-Thinking International Relations Theory via Deconstruction

    By Badredine Arfi

    Series: Interventions

    International Relations (IR) theorists have ceaselessly sought to understand, explain, and transform the experienced reality of international politics. Running through all these attempts is a persistent, yet unquestioned, quest by theorists to develop strategies to eliminate or reduce the...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Madness in International Relations

    Psychology, Security, and the Global Governance of Mental Health

    By Alison Howell

    Series: Interventions

    Madness in International Relations provides an important and innovative account of the role of psychology and psychiatry in global politics, showing how mental health governance has become a means of securing various populations, often with questionable effects. Through the analysis of three key...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Race and the Politics of the Exception

    Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy

    By Utz McKnight

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception, Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Fifty Key Postmodern Thinkers

    By Stuart Sim

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Postmodernism is an important part of the cultural landscape which continues to evolve, yet the ideas and theories surrounding the subject can be diverse and difficult to understand. Fifty Postmodern Thinkers critically examines the work of fifty of the most important theorists within the...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance

    (De)constructing the Greenhouse

    Edited by Chris Methmann, Delf Rothe, Benjamin Stephan

    Series: Interventions

    Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive approaches, offering a novel way of looking at international climate politics. Equipped...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Justice, Order and Anarchy

    The International Political Theory of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    By Alex Prichard

    Series: New International Relations

    This book provides a contextual account of the first anarchist theory of war and peace, and sheds new light on our contemporary understandings of anarchy in International Relations. Although anarchy is arguably the core concept of the discipline of international relations, scholarship has largely...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Speed

    Capitalism, the State and War in an Accelerating World

    By Simon Glezos

    Series: Interventions

    Everyone agrees that the world is accelerating. With advances in communication, transportation and information processing technologies, it is clear that the pace of events in global politics is speeding up at an alarming rate. The implications of this new speed however, continue to be a significant...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Protest and US Foreign Policy

    Performative Construction of the War on Terror

    By Cami Rowe

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book offers a study of post-9/11 anti-war organizations in the United States and their role in domestic foreign policy debates. The moment of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been much cited in political and cultural scholarship and much attention has been paid to the promotion of "War on...

    Published February 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Imagination

    Edited by Chiara Bottici, Benoît Challand

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    The Politics of Imagination offers a multidisciplinary perspective on the contemporary relationship between politics and the imagination. What role does our capacity to form images play in politics? And can we define politics as a struggle for people’s imagination? As a result of the increasingly...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Birkbeck Law Press